DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Human genes for Rett syndrome

Rett syndrome [DOID:1206]

A pervasive developmental disease that is a neurological and developmental disorder that mostly occurs in females and is caused_by a mutation on the MECP2 gene on the X chromosome. Infants with Rett syndrome seem to grow and develop normally at first, but then stop developing and even lose skills and abilities.

Synonyms:  Rett syndrome,  DOID:1206,  Rett disease,  Rett disorder,  Rett's disorder ...

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